An EVMS physician will help improve patient care provided by residents and fellows across the country.

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently appointed Beverly Roberts-Atwater, DO, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, to serve on its Review Committee.

“I am humbled and honored to be appointed to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Review Committee of the ACGME,” says Dr. Roberts-Atwater. “I am committed to providing support for tomorrow’s leaders and ensuring competence to the public in the area of physical medicine and rehabilitation.”

The ACGME accredits sponsoring institutions and residency and fellowship programs, confers recognition on additional program formats or components, and dedicates resources to initiatives addressing areas of import in graduate medical education.

“This appointment is an honor and reflects the stature of Dr. Roberts-Atwater,” says Linda Archer, PhD, Vice Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Professor of Family and Community Medicine. “This is truly a recognition of her contributions to the specialty and her knowledge of the accreditation requirements.” 

The ACGME is a private, nonprofit, professional organization responsible for the accreditation of approximately 10,000 residency and fellowship programs and the approximately 800 institutions in the United States.